Nominations Open for Gale Johnson Legends of the Lock Industry Awards

Feb. 20, 2024
The deadline to enter is April 15

Nominations are now open for Locksmith Ledger’s new Gale Johnson Legends of the Lock Industry Awards, launched in 2024 in memory of our late editor-in-chief and his lasting impact on the locksmith industry.  

The nomination deadline is April 15.

Industry members can nominate themselves or someone else whose contribution to their company or organization deserves recognition.  Criteria include: job commitment, leadership, industry involvement, achievements, and contributions and/or innovations to the locksmith market. 

Nominees from all industry segments are welcome: commercial locksmiths, institutional locksmiths, industry educators, locksmith distributors and lock and tool manufacturers, among others. Nominees must have at least 15 years of experience in the security industry.

The 2024 Legends of the Year winners will be recognized in the July issue of Locksmith Ledger and online at

Submit your nomination below!